Mountain Bike Trail Build, Consultancy, Trail Care & Management

B1KE Design and Build Mountain Bike Trails and provide a complete Mountain Bike Consultancy Services. Delivering a range of Training Courses and Accreditations that will allow you and your project to develop from concept to reality.

Once established we can will work with you to ensure your Mountain Bike Project runs smoothly, accredit your staff, train volunteers and build a community around your venue. Equipped to provide a range of membership services and manage the day-to-day operation of your facility on your behalf.

Our team will draw on it’s knowledge and experience to develop your MTB destination so that the expectations of mountain bike riders visiting the site are met and exceeded while your legal obligations and best practice in the sector is achieved.

MTB TRAILBUILD

B1KE’s has built an enviable CV of trailbuilding projects from Urban Pocket Parks through to Back Garden Pumptracks and Mountain Bike Trail Centers.

Working closely with our clients to take projects from initial ideas through the stages of development to looking after the day-to-day management and operation of the facilities.

A selection of our design, build and management rojects to date include:

  • Aston Hill Mountain Bike Area
    Creation, Design, Build and Management
  • Redbridge Cycling Centre (first of the London Olympic Legacy Sites to be completed)
    Trail Design and Project Management
  • Barry Knows Best – Surrey Hills
    Trail Design and Project Management
  • Queen Elizabeth Park – Olympic Park London
    Trail Concept and Layout Design
  • Surrey Hills – Summer Lightning
    Trail Design, Build and Project Management
  • Avon Tyrell Activity Center All Ability Trail
    Trail Design and Project Management
  • Littlegate Rounds – Pumptrack – Dirt Jumps
    Trail design, Build and Project Management

FACILITY MANAGEMENT & AFFILIATE CLUBS

From formalising legacy trails, developing brown field sites into pocket parks, or building new trails from scratch in a wide range of terrains and lanscapes our experince will guaruntee a trails suited to the location, the riders and the surrounding lacndscape. From multi-use and all abilty to freeride and extreme we can help create the experience you are looking for.

B1KE have a growing network of B1KEPARKS and B1KETRAILS under our management, either directly or through affiliated clubs made up of local riders. Through B1KE’s activities we work with landowners, managers and stakeholders in achieving their ‘Duty of Care’. Signing off facilities, carrying out trail inspection, repairs, maintenance, insuring mountain bikers using the B1KEPARKS when required and facilitating the riders to take ownership of their riding havens by engaging the local mountain bike communities in a sustainable future for MTB. Contact Us to find out more.

B1KEPARKS and B1KETRAILS to date include:

Tidworth Freeride – Pay-to-Ride – B1KEPARK
S4P – Milford – Free-to-Ride – B1KEPARK
Summer Lightning MTB Trail – Surrey Hills – B1KETRAIL

CONSULTANCY AND PLANNING

B1KE’s knowledge, experience and expertise will take your ideas, plans and aspirations for your mountain bike facility from a concept to a reality. B1KE have a wealth of experience on mountain bike trail build projects in a range of environments from urban brown field sites to protected lanscapes, our team know how to overcome obstacles, bridge funding gaps and satisfy regulators.

From feasability and environmental impact studies to design and construction (CDM) regulations we are as experienced when it comes to dealing with the paper trail as they are building the trails themselves.

TRAIL INSPECTION, CARE AND BUILD ACCREDITATIONS

Whether you are a land owner, manager, or MTB group with trails on your land or under your management,  you have a duty of care to visiting riders (invited or not).

Our suite of trail management accreditations offer a structured approach to meeting that obligation.

From Trail Inspection, Trail Volunteer Coordination and basic trail repair and maintenance to building new trails, we have a course that can be tailored for your needs. These include a comprehensive range of Mountain Bike Courses created to enable Professionals and Volunteers to Design, Build and Repair Mountain Bike Trails.

    • Mountain Bike Trail Inspection Course
    • Mountain Bike Trail Development – From Design to Reality
    • Mountain Bike Trail Build and Repair
    • Mountain Bike Trail Volunteer Co-ordinator

The courses offered build into a compressive package covering the range of knowledge and skills required to take mountain bike trails from idea’s to reality and to ensure that the ongoing inspection and repair is carried out in line with current best practice and legislative requirements.